Health & Medicine
UAB researchers found that, from 2012-2014, Medicare was the primary payer for more than 90 percent of TAVR procedures.
A bill authorizing the UAB Health System to set up a resource center to assist rural, public hospitals facing economic pressures has been passed by the Alabama legislature.
Headlines and statistics paint a grim picture of opioid abuse. But there is hope, says Anna Alford, a social work major who speaks openly about her journey of recovery to encourage others. Meet her and other UAB faculty, staff and students exploring the complex crisis and finding answers that could save lives.
Many cancers are curable if they are detected early, and UAB researchers are exploring ways to use cancer gene discoveries to develop screening tests to improve cancer survival.
Researchers will train community health workers to promote tobacco cessation among young African-American men in rural Alabama with the support of UAB experts through telehealth.
A business officer in the UAB Dept. of Neurosurgery becomes a patient when co-workers diagnose a blood clot in his brain.
The Alabama Vaccine Research Clinic will be testing the efficacy of a vaccine that could help combat a rare strain of avian influenza.
A published UAB perspective suggests interventions that could help avoid sexual transmission of HIV without condoms.
A study regarding health risks in colorectal cancer patients may help develop personalized therapeutic options for patients with pre-existing morbidities.
A jaw reconstruction surgery completed in the School of Dentistry has impacted the life of a professor in UAB Theatre.
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